The first table below looks at the demand for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Newbury region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 19 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing 3G 3 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.84% 19.74% 21.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 49.18% 51.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 8
Average daily rate - £285 £209
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £285 £270
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 22.70% 40.13% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 18
Average daily rate £175 £285 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
3G
Berkshire

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 9 (100.00%) 2G
2 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) 4G
2 7 (77.78%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (22.22%) MGW
3 2 (22.22%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (22.22%) RNC
3 2 (22.22%) SMS
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
3 2 (22.22%) SS7
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) ATM

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) 2G
2 7 (77.78%) 4G
2 7 (77.78%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (22.22%) SMS
3 2 (22.22%) SS7
3 2 (22.22%) RNC
3 2 (22.22%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (22.22%) MGW
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) ATM
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) RAN Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Databuild Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Ericsson